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Intermediate Apprenticeship in Women’s Hairdressing

Overview

This Intermediate Apprenticeship qualification is the main starting point for a rewarding and long lasting career in the hairdressing industry. This qualification introduces learners to the basics of client consultations, shampooing, blow drying colouring, cutting, perming and presenting a finished look. We offer flexible training routes with training and assessment at Newton Rigg College and within the learners salon. Our industry experienced, highly trained staff deliver background knowledge theory sessions, practical training sessions and tutorial support where required. We tailor our course delivery to the individual needs of the learner and employer.

Description

Invaluable on-the-job training at your place of work with some college based study. This work-based route includes practising and demonstrating a range of skills specialising in the hairdressing industry and requires you to undertake a Work-Based Diploma at Level 2 or 3 alongside Maths and English.  Certain GCSE grades carry exemptions from functional skills.  The Intermediate Apprenticeship qualification is the main starting point for a rewarding and long lasting career in the hairdressing industry.   We tailor our course to the individual needs of the learner and the employer.

Course Themes:

• Colour and lighten hair
• Cutting  both women’s and men’s hair
• Styling, dressing and finishing hair using basic techniques
• Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
• Perming techniques
• Advise and consult with clients
• Develop and maintain effectiveness at work
• Reception skills
• Health and safety, retail and customer care are all naturally embedded

Other options may include relaxing hair, plaiting and twisting, temporarily attach hair to enhance a style and remove hair extensions.

You may also have the opportunity to progress to an Advanced Apprenticeship.  This gives you a higher level of hairdressing skills at Level 3, the opportunity to learn more about creative hairdressing skills as well as involvement in hair shows, photo shoots and increased responsibility.

Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to already be in full time employment and have GCSE grades D or above, preferably including English and Maths. 

Further Study

Students may wish to progress onto an Advanced Apprenticeship or go on to work in the industry.

Newton Rigg College,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0AH
01768 893400
enquiries@newtonrigg.ac.uk